This Week on Knight Life Lisa Bourne hosts this week and explores what 2 Knights are doing to focus on Lent. Knights sharing their talents, reaching out with their gifts to bring others to Christ. The beauty of art as evangelization. Two Des Moines-area Knights are working together, after having been brought together by apparent Divine intervention, on a venture to draw others to the Lord this Lent. Later in the show we’ll hear the latest installments of, “Knights to Christ,” and, “Why are you a Knight?” But first, Knights Tom Quiner and Gene McElvey begin to tell the story
This Week on Knight Life If you find that our theme of Knight Life shows tends to Pro Life just about every week, that’s because we are…Pro Family and Pro Life. Defense of human dignity from conception to natural death and everywhere in between is very much at the core of being a Knight of Columbus. Often it is the most visible aspect of the State and National Work we undertake as Knights. This concern for the dignity of all human life is underlies our charity and support for local communities. February 17th Knights joined in for the Rally for
This Week on Knight Life: College Knights Raise $20,000 for Pro Life Clinic The college council from the University of Northern Iowa (UNI) determined that it would gather up “pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters” to raise money to replace an aging ultrasound machine at the Alternatives Pregnancy Center in Waterloo/Cedar Falls. They expanded the giving to Knights Councils in the region plus a cross section of others who believe in standing for life. The result was remarkable. Paul Lee and Travis Hoing from the UNI College Knights plus the Nurse Manager and Director of Alternatives Pregnancy Center speak to Ken
This Week on Knight Life: Zach Jakaitis reports from the college council program where over 100 college Knights gathered to share common experiences and enthusiasm. Our future is very bright indeed with these wonderful motivated men. We hear from Michael Brewer who organized the event and is a Past Charter Grand Knight for the Harvard University College Council. Zack speaks with Fr. Jonathan D. Kalisch, OP Director of Chaplains and Spiritual Development [FrJon.Kalisch@kofc.org]. Fr Jon is a former college Knight at Georgetown who now works for the Supreme council assisting all Knights to be engaged in their faith and thus
This Week on Knight Life: Forty-one years of legalized abortion in the United States since the tragic 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision have resulted in an estimated more than 55 million lives lost and countless more scarred and otherwise destroyed. Knight Life this week centers on Knights who made the pilgrimage to the annual March for Life in Washington DC, some for the first time, one for his fifth and Bishop Richard Pates of Des Moines, who was able to join the March pilgrims with Iowans for LIFE for some of the March for Life events. With encouragement from State
This week on Knight Life: I have a co host: Antonio Banuelos, State Program Chairman for the Iowa Knights and Ambassador to all English and Spanish Speaking People. He never meets a stranger and he asks really good questions. He spoke with A man in the knights honor guard at the Supreme Meeting in San Antonio. (Antonio thinks the city was named after him!) A woman who was working at the convention. A past State Deputy From Florida, who will bring tears to your eyes, as he and his wife did all their knights work together. They raised 14 children that were adopted
Knight Life Script 1-22-14 This Week on Knight Life.. We hear from National Leader Who is strongly Pro Life. We hear from Knights who wish to help their fellow man, woman, child and unborn child. We hear from a woman who offers love and compassion for the mother and unborn child Former Arkansas Governor, Mike Huckabee, speaks out for Life and for Innervisions Clinic in Des Moines. Jenny Condon talks of the ministry of Innervisions Women’s Health Clinic to helping the mother and child. Mike Gaspers and Ken Root talk of the changing environment for Knights Councils. The speak about
This Week on Knight Life Huddle up for the play call –Statewide meetings are planned; town hall listening sessions between councils and state officers. Bishop’s Blast recruitment campaign kicks off – personal invitation is Key. Rev Marty Goetz is enthusiastic about membership growth. Elmer Polpeter of Burlington reflects on 62 years of service as a knight. Paul Lee tells us how a bunch of college Knights raised $15,000 to buy an ultra-sound machine.
This week on Knight Life Homeless in Iowa – two perspectives. One from Knight Joe Henkels and another from Jonnie Wright. Both agree — extend a helping loving hand without judgement. Coffee beans to raise funds for Life – John Lillis gives details on LifeBoat coffee. Pick up an oar and pull for life.